Dr. Al Barrios, a clinical psychologist (BS Caltech, Ph.D. UCLA) is a recognized authority on the power of the word and its effect on human behavior. He is the inventor of the Stress Control Card and author of the book, Towards Greater Freedom & Happiness and Break Free with SPC.
Dr. Barrios has presented SPC seminars for thousands of medical professionals, and corporate and community groups. SPC’s effectiveness has been demonstrated with students at UCLA and other colleges, and in a number of ongoing addiction and alcoholism programs in California and Texas.
In 1996, Dr. Barrios received the first annual Cancer Federation Award in psychoneuro-immunology, and was nominated for the Norman Cousins Award in Mind-Body Health.